Salesforce Administrator and Release Engineer

at Workday, Inc.
Published April 29, 2023
Location Pleasanton, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Your work days are brighter here.At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That's why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don't need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.About the TeamJoin our team and experience Workday!It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer centricity to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. We like to have a good time, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.The Business Technology Go-To-Market (GTM) team builds solutions that enable Workday's growth strategy while providing outstanding Customer and employee experiences. The GTM team designs and develops innovative applications for our Marketing, Sales, Services, Customer Support & Legal business functions using technologies such as Salesforce, SnapLogic, Conga/Apttus, AWS, Adobe Experience Manager (Cloud), Coveo Search Platform, Okta and others.Our team cultivates relationships with built on collaboration and trust to support a rapidly growing business. We strive to improve efficiency and operational effectiveness through technology, innovation and inspiration.This position will be based in Pleasanton, California.About the RoleAbout the Role: You will be part of a core Salesforce Platform team that is responsible for building and maintaining the Salesforce platform and related technologies for various Business functions. The focus of this role will be on Release, Environments management and Salesforce admin functions.Responsibility:Release Engineering:Own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating, and the management of the Salesforce platform releases across multiple development teams.Prior experience working with Salesforce build tools (e.g. Salesforce DX, Jenkins, Git, etc.).Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality.Measure and monitor progress of release process to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations.Create sprint release reports.Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams in different locations.Lead, plan, and coordinate all release activities including release readiness reviews, and deployment go-lives.Produce DeploymentPlaybooks, and Implementation Plans while continually working towards making improvements in the release process.Work with developers and admins to understand the impacts of branches and code merges.Communicate release details and schedules to the stakeholders as required.Maintains the release schedule for all Salesforce project teams for alignment.Salesforce Administrator:Assess technical requirements of requests and scope for projects and communicate results to the business clients, project teams, and IT counterparts.Assist application users by tracking, analyzing, and solving user problems based on an understanding of business process workflow within the application.Provides support to users for the technical aspects of application utilities and functions, such as reporting.Identify opportunities for new or improved systems and applications to support the business.Follow Internal Audit policies and procedures and provide information as needed.About YouDegree in Computer Science or comparable technical degreeMinimum of 4 years of experience working on the Salesforce platform as an Admin and Release EngineerExperience in implementing Salesforce configuration changes and deployments, managing Production and Sandbox environmentsExperience in CI/CD tools and Release Management processesExperience in Engineering tools such as Git, JIRA and ConfluenceDemonstrated ability to meet deadlines, and handle and prioritize simultaneous requests.Excellent written, and verbal communication and presentation skills.Salesforce certified AdministratorAs a federal contractor, Workday is requiring all new hires to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 within 72 hours of beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. Workday is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.Workday Pay Transparency StatementThe base pay range for the primary location of this job is listed below. Workday pay ranges vary based on work location. As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Workday Bonus Plan or a role-specific commission/bonus, as well as annual refresh stock grants. Recruiters can share more detail during the hiring process. Each candidate's compensation offer will be based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, geography, experience, skills, future potential and internal pay parity. For more information regarding Workday's comprehensive benefits, please click here.Primary Location: USA.CA.PleasantonBase Pay Min to Max Range: $89,500 - $134,400Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!